Obituaries for Oct. 17, 2009

Ronald Lee Gray
Services will be held at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon, Ill. with burial taking place in Polo, Ill.
Mr. Gray, 76, of Lebanon, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2009 at Alive Hospice in Madison.  He was born in Rock Falls, Ill.
He was preceded in death by parents and one brother.
He is survived by wife, Margo Louise Farster; children, Karen (Allen) Barnes of Lebanon, Jan (Jim) Valliere of Fairfax, Va., Cindy (Joe) Mackey of Bolivar, W.V., and Jeff (Lisa) Gray of Manassas, Va.; grandchildren, Sarah (Joshua) Moffitt, Rachael (Juan) Ramos, Christina Jackson, Ronnie Long, Keegan and Kelly Leonard, Matthew Gray and Michelle and Jessica Stanley; great-grandchildren; and brother, Bill (Noralee) Gray of Polo, Ill.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Arrangements made by Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon.

Burnita Hudgins
Graveside services for Mrs. Hudgins will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18 at East View Cemetery with John Warner officiating. Visitation will be noon-1:15 p.m. Sunday at White Ranson Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hudgins, 94, of Franklin, Tenn. and formerly of Union City, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2009 at her daughter's residence. She was born in Lebanon. She was a member of Union City Cumberland Presbyterian Church and was involved in the Cumberland Presbyterian Women's Circle.
She was preceded in death by parents, Bascom and Alice Johnson Cooksey; husband, Paul Grainger Hudgins Sr.
Survivors include: daughter, Martha (Russ) Truell of Franklin; son, Paul Hudgins Jr. of Nashville; grandchildren, Allison (Antoni) Kew of Frankllin, Brent (Kerry) Truell of Seattle, Wash., Kimberly Truell of Washington D.C., Tracy (Bernie) Kortuem of Hermitage and Grainger Hudgins of Old Hickory; and great-grandchildren, Adam Kew, Trevor Kortuem and Jessie Kortuem.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Union City or the Paul G. Hudgins Memorial Scholarship at Vanderbilt University.


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